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Table 2 Performance comparison

From: Validation of the efficacy of the NUTRISCORE for the nutritional screening of cancer patients in China

  NUTRISCORE MST
Sensitivity % (95% CI) 6.2 (4.2–8.9) 50.9 (46.2–55.9)
Specificity % (95% CI) 99.8 (98.8–100) 74.9 (71.0–78.4)
Positive predictive value % (95% CI) 96.6 (80.4–99.8) 62.4 (57.2–67.3)
Negative predictive value % (95% CI) 56.5 (53.4–59.7) 65.1 (61.2–68.8)
Area under the ROC curve 0.53 (0.49–0.57) 0.63 (0.59–0.66)
Kappa 0.066* 0.262*
  1. MST Malnutrition Screening Tool, ROC receiver operating characteristic. *P < 0.05